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Latest Computer vision syndrome Stories

2014-03-31 23:21:31

Dr. Michael Tracy of Carlsbad Eye Care responds to recent article outlining Computer Vision Syndrome, its effects, and how to prevent it. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 A recent article discussed the damage that can occur from too much screen time. Computer screens have become part of our everyday lives. For millions of Americans, hours of the day are spent in front of a monitor, smartphone, or television, causing an issue called Computer Vision Syndrome. At Carlsbad Eye Care in San...

2014-02-18 16:26:09

The American Optometric Association offers sight-saving advice in recognition of Save Your Vision Month ST. LOUIS, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vision plays an important role in daily life - every waking minute, the eyes are working hard to see the world around us. In fact, according to the American Optometric Association's (AOA) annual American Eye-Q® survey, 40 percent of Americans worry about losing their eyesight over their ability to walk or hear. AOA conducts...

2013-08-09 23:18:52

Choate Eye Associates is the only practice in Tennessee that offers Opt-Align™ technology, which assists in the diagnosis and treatment of computer vision syndrome (CVS). Goodlettsville, TN (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 Choate Eye Associates is pleased to announce that it is now using Opt-Align™ technology to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of computer vision syndrome (CVS) and asthenopia (eyestrain). Choate Eye Associates is the only vision correction center in the entire state of...

2013-07-30 08:33:41

American Optometric Association provides tips to help identify vision problems in children ST. LOUIS, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Computers and smartboards are a common staple in today's classrooms, but now with programs such as "bring your own device" (BYOD) to school, smartphones and tablets are seeing increased use in schools as well. As these devices transition between home and the classroom, it's clear that the use of these technologies is evolving from a trend to a necessity,...

2013-04-01 23:00:45

Dr. Farooq Ashraf, an Atlanta LASIK surgeon, responded to an article about Computer Vision Syndrome in an interview on his clinic´s blog. Atlanta, Ga (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 Dr. Farooq Ashraf, an Atlanta LASIK surgeon and founder of the Atlanta Vision Institute, was interviewed Monday about his thoughts on a recent article about Computer Vision Syndrome. Ashraf agrees with the article, which suggests taking a twenty second break from working on the computer every twenty minutes and...

2012-08-08 23:00:14

Atlanta LASIK surgeon Dr. Ashraf has recently noted an increase in patients opting for LASIK surgery to correct weakened vision or myopia (nearsightedness) caused by too much time spent using a computer. These patients are suffering from Computer Vision Syndrome, a common catchall term for the myriad of symptoms and discomfort caused by excessive computer usage. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 08, 2012 Dr. Farooq Ashraf, MD, FACS, was recently interviewed about the increase in patients visiting...

2012-08-07 02:28:53

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- How many hours a day do children spend on computers or other electronic devices? New data from the American Optometric Association's (AOA) 2012 American Eye-Q® consumer survey indicates 60 percent of parents estimate their children spend up to four hours per day at home or in school looking at a computer or digital device screen. With smartboards, tablets and other digital tools being incorporated into daily school curriculums, the technology has...

2011-10-20 15:55:00

Sharon Kleyne, Founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research, Internet Radio Talk Show host, and Nature's Tears® EyeMist® Inventor, Interviews Leading Experts about Computer Eye Strain and Dry Eye. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) October 20, 2011 Sharon Kleyne, Founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research, announces new education about Computer Eye Strain and Dry Eye. Computer eye strain - a crisis in education. Computer eye strain (also called "computer vision syndrome," "CVS" and "computer dry eye") is a...

2011-08-02 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Classrooms around the country are becoming increasingly high-tech, and teachers are incorporating 3D imaging, digital devices and the latest computer applications into their daily curriculum. While these devices can greatly enhance learning, they also increase the importance of proper eye and vision care. According to the American Optometric Association's (AOA) 2011 American Eye-Q ® survey, parents have some concern about the...

2011-07-28 11:15:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EyeScience, a leading resource in ocular nutrition and makers of EyeScience® Macular Health Formula and EyeScience® Dry Eye Formula, have developed a new eye vitamin for a digital demographic. In an effort to help prevent and alleviate vision problems associated with Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS), a condition becoming more and more common since the rise in digital technology use, EyeScience's new Computer...